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Erdogan, Biden talk NATO enlargement, security at G20

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US leader Joe Biden held a rare meeting in the wake of the Turkish interior minister's accusations that Washington supports Kurdish militant groups. 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Joe Biden met on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday. The agenda included NATO’s Nordic enlargement, the need to continue the Black Sea Grain corridor and the recent bombing in Istanbul. 

Biden offered his deep condolences to Erdogan and the Turkish people on the acts of violence in Istanbul and expressed support for Turkey, a NATO ally, said the White House and Turkish Communications Directorate in separate, slightly nuanced statements.  

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